William Henry O'Shea

Standard Name: O'Shea, William Henry


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Family and Intimate relationships Anna Steele
Her aunt's legacy and the resulting litigation were factors in the divorce proceedings brought against Katherine by her separated and hitherto complaisant husband, William O'Shea , in October 1889. During the court proceedings Katherine claimed...
Family and Intimate relationships Emma Caroline Wood
ECW 's youngest daughter, Katherine, later known as Kitty O'Shea , became mistress and then wife of Charles Parnell . Her divorce case from William Henry O'Shea famously cost Parnell his position as chairman of...


6 December 1889: Charles Stewart Parnell, having lost credit...

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6 December 1889

Charles Stewart Parnell , having lost credit among Roman Catholics and the support of England's Liberal Government over the O'SheaKatharine O'Shea divorce case, refused to resign as chairman of the Irish Party after the Home Rulers split.


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